Ex-NC State lineman Carlos Gray found shot to death

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Carlos Gray, a former defensive lineman for NC State, and Green Bay Packers player was found shot to death in his home. (KTRK)

Carlos Gray, a defensive lineman for NC State who signed with the Green Bay Packers as an undrafted free agent in 2014, was found shot to death in his home in Alabama on Monday.

The Jefferson County Coroner's Office said Gray, 25, was found shortly before 10 p.m. Monday near Birmingham. He is a native of Pinson, Alabama.

According to, sheriff's deputies and Center Point Fire and Rescue were dispatched to the house after a friend found Gray wounded and unresponsive.

After transferring from junior college, Gray started one season for the Wolfpack before entering the NFL draft after his sophomore season, when he had 2.5 sacks. He played in four preseason games for the Packers in 2014 and was released in 2015.
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